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  • n. A hacker or cracker specialized with telephone systems rather than computers.

Etymologies

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phreak +‎ -er

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  • One of the Ten Commandments of Phreaking (as published in the famous TAP Magazine) is that every third phreaker is an FBI agent.

    Computer Underground Digest Volume 1, Issue #1.02

    phreaker: one who illegally uses a telephone system

    June 2, 2015